PCC's Diamond logo has long symbolized the college ideals of opportunity and the transformative power of education. The PCC Diamond Alumni Awards are an annual celebration of alumni who exemplify what it means to be a "PCC Diamond" through their leadership, achievement and service to community.
Portland Community College alums come from a variety of backgrounds, bring diverse skills and interests, and go on to do remarkable things. We are proud to have helped them get their start, humbled by what they have accomplished and thrilled to honor their contributions.
More than 1.3 million individuals have attended PCC since it opened its doors in 1961, so chances are good that you know a PCC alum!
Anyone who has taken a credit or non-credit class, earned a degree, gained new skills, or transferred their PCC credits toward a university bachelor's degree – and as a result of their PCC experience been inspired to accomplish great things – is eligible for the PCC Diamond Alumni Awards.
2016 Call for Nominations
Do you know a Diamond? Nominate them below.
Diamond Alumni are selected by a judging panel of faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members. Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony during PCC's Panther Pride Week (May 16-20, 2016).